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[whatwg] Drop tabindex=""

From: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 15:13:30 +0000
Message-ID: <46014B9A.3030302@mozilla.org>
Colin Lieberman wrote:
> Drop tabindex altogether. It's just not useful.

Before doing that, it might make sense to consult the accessibility 
teams of the UA vendors. In Mozilla's case, that's Aaron Leventhal. I 
believe that there have been recent changes to this property to better 
allow keyboard accessibility of DHTML widgets:
http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Key-navigable_custom_DHTML_widgets

Gerv
Received on Wednesday, 21 March 2007 08:13:30 UTC

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